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Elder Law during Covid-19

May 8, 2020

Elder law attorneys are lawyers who specialize in helping seniors with a variety of legal issues. The specialty of "elder law" evolved in the 1980's as it became increasingly clear that the complicated legal issues confronting seniors were beyond the expertise of general-practice attorneys.
Elder law or elder care attorneys typically help families:
• plan for Medicaid coverage for long-term care, and apply for coverage when the time comes
• plan and administer an estate
• assist with asset protection
• represent guardians and conservators
• create and administer trusts/special needs trusts/wills
•creates durable and healthcare power of attorney
•assists with VA benefits and social security
•assist with probate and estate settlements

Unlike many other areas of the law, elder law is defined by the needs of the client rather than by a particular field of law. Because of this, elder law attorneys are also aware that their clients' needs often extend beyond basic legal services. For this reason, these attorneys are linked to a network of professionals in their community who serve the senior population.

During this time, elder law attorneys in our area are scheduling virtual appointments and are of course available by phone. Call on any one of the following experts:

Alyson C. Fudge, Esq.
Lowcountry Law Office on Aging, Mental Health & Disabilities, LLC
1024 East Wall Street, Suite 100, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 /
843 416 1102

Wiles Law Firm, LLC
852 Lowcountry Boulevard #101, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
843 718 0232

All About Seniors
Laura Rayl
(843) 408-6000